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Ballarat Steakhouse

10 Grenville St South, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
+61 3 5332 6777
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good22%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible8%
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“steak” (121 reviews)
“skewers” (7 reviews)
Open Now
5:30 PM - 9:00 PMAll hours
Steakhouse, Australian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
10 Grenville St South, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Ballarat Steakhouse
1. Special Occasion
" Great for special occasions."
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2. Best Steak Around
"Fantastic steak."
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3. Plenty of wine
" Plenty of wines and bottled beer to choose from."
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Reviews (192)
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant itself looks kind of old and the (only) dominant colors are Cream yellow and brown. Not a relaxed atmosphere for food. The food is a different story. I had a nice steak and really nice grilled weggies. Sure it's not cheap when you...More

Thank Flemming R
Sherralea C, Manager at Ballarat Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your feedback. We thank you very much for your kind words, and appreciate the time you have taken to review your evening, we are so happy you enjoyed your evening. We hope to see you again.

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Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Amazing service, beautiful steak and vegetables. Sticky date pudding to die for. Second time here, and no disappointments. Expensive, but worth it.

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Management response:Responded 1 August 2017

Thank you for your kind words. I have to admit the Sticky date pudding is one of my favs too! Thank you for taking the time to review your experience. Look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

This steak restaurant delivered really great food, the down side was that I went with my partner and it was noisy. Floor boards and high ceilings definitely not a place to create a nice ambience with your partner. We also felt rushed, constant staff conning...More

Thank mntcm
Sherralea C, Manager at Ballarat Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello Mntcm, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. Yes the Heritage building at times can be a bit noisy and for that we are sorry. We are however so happy to see you enjoyed your meal. Thank you again.

Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Just left the steakhouse absolutely disgusted in the service we received. I'm not one to write reviews but we were treated very poorly on payment. We attended the steakhouse because we are part of their loyalty program and received a birthday voucher. The first couple...More

Thank Megsie186
sherralea c, Public Relations Manager at Ballarat Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2017

Hi Megsie, First, I want to thank you for your feedback. While I wish, you had a better experience, it is feedback like this that we learn from and use to improve. We work hard to deliver an exceptional guest experience, and it’s apparent in...More

Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

6 years ago we visited this restaurant and for the last 6 years we have talked about the awesome steak we had this one time in Ballarat. We finally had a chance to come back. We are now a young family so booked the 5:30pm...More

Thank jestar85
sherralea c, Public Relations Manager at Ballarat Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2017

Hello, Firstly thank you for your generous 4 star rating, thank you! We would like to also to thank you for taking the time to bring the family in to join us we are so happy you had a wonderful meal. We see there were...More

Reviewed 9 June 2017

Went here for lunch recently with a friend. Prices were much higher than posted on website. The waiter offered my friend a choice of sauces she chose mushroom, it obviously came from a bottle but what we weren't told until we paid the bill was...More

Thank mtemu
Management response:Responded 12 June 2017

Hello, Firstly i would like to thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback. I would like to apologise for the miss understanding in regards to the "Mushroom Sauce" the sauces are marked with prices on the menu and unfortunately in this case...More

Reviewed 18 April 2017

Nice tasty food but small and EXPENSIVE, Steak and a couple of chips $52!!! Staff terribly slow and laid back. Horrible hard wood chairs. Not very intimate at all. Nice clean facilities and great location. Definitely a one-of visit...

Thank 1Happycamper123
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Meals were the best I've had in a very long time. Staff are friendly and keen to help with any questions you have. I certainly will be back, loved it

Thank Darhlene K
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Used to be a regular patron of the Ballarat Steakhouse.....and it used to be beautiful. Admittedly I haven't been there for just over 12 months, but cannot believe how much it has changed it that time. Booked for 20 and they expected a $100 deposit...More

3  Thank Sleepy79
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Ok so thought I would give this place another shot since I last visited at the end of 2015, mainly due to getting a $35 birthday voucher. So not worth it! SInce my last visit they have decided that you now need to purchase your...More

2  Thank Julie M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$39
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Grenville St South, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Ballarat
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5332 6777
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Squires Loft Ballarat Steakhouse is located at 10 Grenville St Ballarat. The restaurant is situated in an old heritage building full of history and old style charm. The Steakhouse is known for its top quality produce and the delicious meals it delivers. We offer everything from slow cooked Legendary Pork Ribs, melt in the mouth Eye fillet steaks, to scrumptious vegetarian meal options. We have something for everyone! Infant most of our menu is Gluten FREE!
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